'''Joseph Allan Nevins'''
(May 20, 1890 in Camp Point, Illinois
– March 5, 1971 in Menlo Park, California
) was an United States|American historian
, renowned for his extensive work on the history of the American Civil War|Civil War
and his biographies of such figures as President Grover Cleveland
, Hamilton Fish
, Henry Ford
, and John D. Rockefeller
, as well as his public service.